Music History

Remember the Tragically Hip As They Once Were

There are plenty of photographs that have documented the career of the Tragically Hip. Here are a couple that were sent to me. Anyone got anymore you’d like to share? Send them to [email protected] 

Tragically Hip - Gord Downie (then and now)
Gord now and then

Gord 1983 i

Gord 1983 ii
Both the above pictures show Gord in Kingston c.1983 courtesy of Perry Rosamond.
Tragically Hip 9 Aug 16 London
August 9, 2016 at the London Budweiser Gardens. Courtesy of Carolyn Leighton-Hilborn
Tragically Hip - Hamilton 3 Oct 09
Hamilton Place, 09 October 2009. Courtesy Sarah Rann.
Tragically Hip - Bill's Bar Boston 1996
Bill’s Bar, Boson c.1996. Courtesy Becky Dinwoodie c.1998.. (“That’s Gord’s sweaty concert shirt hanging in the background.”)

Old Hip 1

Old Hip 2

Old Hip 4

Old Hip 5

Old Hip 6

Old Hip 8
The above seven pictures taken at the Fanshawe Student Union c. 1987 courtesy Scott Johnson.

OId Hip 10

Old Hip 11

Old Hip 12
More from Scott Johnson taken c.1987.
Old Hip 13
Reader Kyle with Gord, Bonaventure University, c. 1997 or 1998.

Hip2 15 Aug 1998

Hip 15 Aug 1998
Mulcahy’s Bar, Wantagh, New York, 15 August 1998. Courtesy Amy Pinker
Hip Gord 2
Outer Harbour, Buffalo. Courtesy Amy Pinker
Gord Downie Greenbelt Picnic 2014
Gord at Greenbelt Picnic 2014. Courtesy Lisa Sabino.



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